Examples of Promising Practices for Integrating and Coordinating Eligibility, Enrollment and Retention: Human Services and Health Programs Under the Affordable Care Act. Overview


Combined Application Projects (CAPs) involve partnerships between the Social Security Administration (SSA), state agencies, and FNS that simplify the SNAP application process for SSI recipients who live alone or with a spouse who also receives SSI. CAPs utilize a SNAP law permitting households to be treated as categorically eligible for SNAP if all members receive SSI. CAP benefits can be based on the information already used to determine SSI eligibility, plus one or two additional questions, without any need to visit local SNAP offices.

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